+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 15 of 15
Web Development Thread, Decent US host in Coding and Web Development; Hi I know there are some edugeekers on here from the US of A, so was wondering if they could ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    163
    Thank Post
    24
    Thanked 21 Times in 17 Posts
    Rep Power
    11

    Decent US host

    Hi

    I know there are some edugeekers on here from the US of A, so was wondering if they could provide recommendations for a decent US based host.

    As a minimum I'm looking for 4 websites, 4 mySQL databases, 4 email accounts and PHP support. Most I'm looking to spend is around 6 a month.

    Thanks,
    John

  2. #2

    Steve21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Swindon
    Posts
    2,689
    Thank Post
    334
    Thanked 515 Times in 483 Posts
    Rep Power
    179
    Depends if there's a specific goal etc in mind, but what about the normals e.g. GoDaddy etc? Web Hosting | Cloud Based Hosting & Unlimited Bandwidth - Go Daddy

    Deluxe
    From $4.05 $4.05 /month
    •150 GB Space
    •Unlimited Websites∞ & Bandwidth
    •500 Email Accounts2
    •25 MySQL Databases (1 GB ea.)
    Currently on offer at $4, but only like $7 normally. Smaller packages etc too if you want.

    Steve

  3. #3


    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    51.405546, -0.510212
    Posts
    8,773
    Thank Post
    222
    Thanked 2,632 Times in 1,939 Posts
    Rep Power
    779
    Godaddy's website is horrible. It's so hard to find things.

  4. #4
    Devontechie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    890
    Thank Post
    179
    Thanked 197 Times in 161 Posts
    Rep Power
    71
    @mossj88 Have a look at Shared Hosting: unlimited web hosting from HostNine

    Business
    Domains Allowed - 100
    Server Locations - US, UK, Singapore, Netherlands
    Storage Space - Unlimited
    Bandwidth - Unlimited
    Dedicated IP - +$2 / MONTH
    SSL Certificate - +$39.95 / YEAR
    cPanel

    $6.95 per month (about 4.30 per month)
    Last edited by Devontechie; 21st December 2012 at 09:30 PM.

  5. Thanks to Devontechie from:

    mossj88 (21st December 2012)

  6. #5

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    163
    Thank Post
    24
    Thanked 21 Times in 17 Posts
    Rep Power
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by Steve21 View Post
    Depends if there's a specific goal etc in mind, but what about the normals e.g. GoDaddy etc? Web Hosting | Cloud Based Hosting & Unlimited Bandwidth - Go Daddy
    GoDaddy's control panel is slooow, I use them for domain names (only for consistency) but thanks anyway for the suggestion.

    HostNine looks ideal, especially as I'll be looking to expand websites into other countries.

  7. #6

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    17,655
    Thank Post
    516
    Thanked 2,443 Times in 1,891 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    831
    Not a US member, but I use Dynadot.com for my US hosting needs. Very good service, excellent pricing and their control panel is good too. If you do use them, I'd love it if you could use my referral code. It is 9V7W8IA6Q6ac73. Their Advanced Hosting plan at $60 a year would cover what you want. I've been a customer for about 6 or so years now I think, and spend about $140 a year there and have never had a single complaint.

    I'd also not want to go with anyone who says 'unlimited' storage... No such thing. It usually means servers are going to be over-provisioned.
    Last edited by localzuk; 21st December 2012 at 10:10 PM.

  8. #7

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    163
    Thank Post
    24
    Thanked 21 Times in 17 Posts
    Rep Power
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Not a US member, but I use Dynadot.com for my US hosting needs. Very good service, excellent pricing and their control panel is good too. If you do use them, I'd love it if you could use my referral code. It is 9V7W8IA6Q6ac73. Their Advanced Hosting plan at $60 a year would cover what you want. I've been a customer for about 6 or so years now I think, and spend about $140 a year there and have never had a single complaint.

    I'd also not want to go with anyone who says 'unlimited' storage... No such thing. It usually means servers are going to be over-provisioned.
    If I give you a script can you see if it runs? (it uses CURL to lookup Gumtree ad's and echo's the specifics), I know some hosts disable CURL.

  9. #8

    vikpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Saudi Arabia
    Posts
    5,848
    Thank Post
    671
    Thanked 1,383 Times in 1,145 Posts
    Rep Power
    350
    I use these guys and they are much better than GoDaddy, and really reliable. Cpanel is great and i find it better than plesk. Cost does depend on the type of hosting you want, but there is a basic webhosting package with unlimited storage and unlimited bandwidth for $6 -> Buy-HTTP

  10. #9

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Maine
    Posts
    10
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    I have been running sites for about 10 years and have been using Hostgator for most of that time with no issues other then ones I have caused..lol. Great support and very responsive to anything I need. I started out on shared, moved to reseller, and now I'm on a VPS through them.

  11. #10
    southeast-hosting's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    portsmouth,uk
    Posts
    1
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Four sites? You wont get many offers for $6.00 a month you must think the world owes you a break lol.

  12. #11

    Edu-IT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    7,121
    Thank Post
    403
    Thanked 619 Times in 566 Posts
    Rep Power
    180
    Any reason why it needs to be US?

  13. #12

    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    North Yorkshire
    Posts
    77
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 16 Times in 14 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    Inmotion Hosting gets my vote.

  14. #13

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    163
    Thank Post
    24
    Thanked 21 Times in 17 Posts
    Rep Power
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by southeast-hosting View Post
    Four sites? You wont get many offers for $6.00 a month you must think the world owes you a break lol.
    The fact that many have already found hosts that offer this... is what exactly? Great first post, won't be touching your company with a barge pole...

    ... lol.
    Last edited by mossj88; 24th January 2013 at 10:36 AM.

  15. #14

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    163
    Thank Post
    24
    Thanked 21 Times in 17 Posts
    Rep Power
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Any reason why it needs to be US?
    I have a UK host already and will be looking at launching my suite of sites in the US shortly, which means I'll get improved speed and SEO with a host local to my visitors.

  16. #15
    ass17's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    317
    Thank Post
    5
    Thanked 35 Times in 34 Posts
    Rep Power
    25
    Justhost.com

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. [Hosting] VPS Hosting
    By Butters in forum Web Development
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 24th March 2010, 07:51 AM
  2. Decent web hosting for a primary school
    By fafster in forum How do you do....it?
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 21st January 2010, 01:48 PM
  3. [Hosting] Apache and virtual hosts
    By TechMonkey in forum Web Development
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 7th August 2009, 01:52 PM
  4. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 9th July 2009, 08:19 AM
  5. [Hosting] Internal hosting with External frontpage
    By TechMonkey in forum Web Development
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 1st July 2009, 12:05 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •